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Frontiers of Broadband, Electronic and Mobile Commerce : Contributions to Economics - Russell M. Cooper

Frontiers of Broadband, Electronic and Mobile Commerce

Contributions to Economics

By: Russell M. Cooper (Editor), Garry Madden (Editor)

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Russel Cooper and Gary Madden The present volume analyses the frontiers of broadband, electronic and mobile commerce markets. High-capacity and intelligent mobile telecommunication net­ works have resulted in new services, such as SMS and Internet banking. Growth in mobile Internet network infrastructure and subscription has provided a base for the development of e-commerce. Accordingly, recent research on broadband net­ works is forward-looking, e. g. , forecasting Internet telephony adoption and the structure of future retail markets. The broadband regime brings with it concerns of identifying appropriate standards and delivery for universal service. Regulation and pricing are matters of importance as well as appropriate investment decisions within a market of ongoing innovation. The volume is divided in five parts: e-commerce business models; network technology and productivity; demand and pricing; market growth, regulation and investment; and issues related to the development imperative. The structure of the volume is guided by the basic themes considered at the International Telecommu­ nications Society's Asia-Australasian Regional Conference "Mcbusiness, E­ commerce and the Impact of Broadband on regional Development and Business Prospects", which took place in Perth Western Australia on 22-24 June 2003. The volume contains a selection of papers presented at this conference as well as four additional invited papers, commissioned to augment the volume. The invited pa­ pers are authored by Jerry Hausman (Chapter 1), Jeffery Bernstein and Charles Zarkadas (Chapter 6), M. Ishaq Nadiri and Banani Nandi (Chapter 8) and Glenn Woroch (Chapter 13).

Introduction
Cellular 3G broadband and WiFi
Geographic and socially embedded B2C and B2B e-commerce
SME international e-commerce activity
SME interaction in supply chains
Deciding on network architecture for 3G wireless services
Measurement of TFP growth for US telecommunications
Measuring TFP for an expanding telecommunications network
Dynamic aspects of US telecommunications productivity measurement
Korean wireless data communication markets and consumer technology
WTP analysis of mobile Internet demand
Asymmetry in pricing information goods
Measuring telecommunication system network effects
Open access rules and equilibrium broadband deployment
Spectrum management and mobile telephone service markets
Rational explanations of ICT investment
North African information networks
OECD broadband market developments
Understanding the evolving digital divide
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ISBN: 9783790800876
ISBN-10: 3790800872
Series: Contributions to Economics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 342
Published: 1st August 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 1.12